July 25, 2017  |  12:33 pm

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives are working with the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office to determine what caused the death of two individuals at a Covington-area mobile home park.


Deputies were dispatched to Lot 132 in the Oak Villa Mobile Home Park (15455 Ronald Reagan Highway, Covington) shortly after 1 p.m. Monday afternoon to conduct a welfare check. The tenants at the trailer had not been heard from for several days, and a foul odor was noticed coming from the residence
Upon arrival, deputies made entrance to the home and located two badly decomposed bodies inside.


Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit at the St. Tammany Parish Crime Lab were called to the scene, and representatives from the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office took possession of the bodies.


Investigators were informed that no one had spoken to the two residents for approximately 10 days.


Because of the condition of the bodies, positive identification and a determination of cause of death are pending autopsies.


The are no apparent indications of foul play. ​


Public Information Officer - Contact Information
Deputy Meredith Timberlake – 985-809-8207 or meredithtimberlake@stpso.com
Assistant Public Information Officer - Contact Information
Deputy Suzanne Carboni – 985-809-8227 or suzannecarboni@stpso.com